Southwest Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:50 AM NDT 16 October 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 50 to 60 knots with gusts to 70 over eastern sections. Wind becoming southwest 40 to 50 this afternoon then diminishing to west 35 this evening. Wind diminishing to west 25 Wednesday morning and to west 15 Wednesday afternoon. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday evening.

Rain changing to showers this evening and ending Wednesday morning. Fog patches dissipating this afternoon.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 16 October 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this morning and to 5 to 7 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 Wednesday morning and to 2 to 3 near noon Wednesday and to 1 to 2 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 16 October 2018
Thursday Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to south 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 15 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 4945N 5200W to 4930N 4900W to 5400N 4930W to 5800N
5630W to 6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5155N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 10:50 AM NDT 16 October 2018

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 16 October 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today deepening low 983 mb located north of
Anticosti Island.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 965 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:56 AM NDT 16 October 2018 A low pressure system north of Anticosti Island will rapidly deepen
as it moves to lie over the belle bank overnight and east of the
marine district by Wednesday morning. Gale to storm force south to
southeasterlies will develop ahead of this system then shift to gale
to storm force west to southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
all waters except Southeastern Grand Banks where gale a warning is in

Marine interests are also advised that areas between Bay St. George
and Bonne Bay can expect high waves, pounding surf conditions and
elevated water levels beginning this afternoon and continuing until
early Wednesday morning.

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